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Definition 1: derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where bastard or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the architecture was a kind of bastard suggesting Gothic but not true Gothic

Synonyms for bastard in the sense of this definition

(bastard is a kind of ...) an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard

"he patented a variation on the sandal"

(bastard is used in the usage domain ...) a communication that belittles somebody or something

Definition 2: insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for bastard in the sense of this definition

(bastard is a kind of ...) a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

(bastard is used in the usage domain ...) an offensive or indecent word or phrase

Definition 3: the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for bastard in the sense of this definition

(bastard is a kind of ...) the immediate descendants of a person

"she was the mother of many offspring" "he died without issue"

Definition 4: fraudulent; having a misleading appearance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for bastard in the sense of this definition

(bastard is similar to ...) not genuine; imitating something superior

"counterfeit emotion" "counterfeit money" "counterfeit works of art" "a counterfeit prince"

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